Mr. Alan Williams
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the breakdown by category of expenditure by his Department in the latest available year on overseas visits by the royal family at the request of Government Departments.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
The cost to the Department to date of overseas visits undertaken by members of the royal family at the request of Government Departments during the financial year 1992–93 is £453,300, broken down as follows:
£ The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh 157,100 The Prince and the Princess of Wales 133,200 Other members of the royal family 163,000